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  • 25 Mar 2015
    SYSLAB Career Development Centre in Cahul presented its results during the Open Doors Day

    Today, SYSLAB Career Development Centre in Cahul hosted numerous guests, all eager to find out, during its Open Doors Day, about its activity and results.

  • 24 Mar 2015
    Unemployed from the North Region of the country will benefit from the services of the new Career Development Centre

    One more Career Development Centre that will train qualified unemployed people, Moldovan emigrants who returned to the country and graduates to get a job in the Republic of Moldova, was launched today in the Balti municipality in the framework of the “Innovative entrepreneurship for sustainable employment” Project, implemented by the United National Development Programme in Moldova (UNDP) with the support of SYSLAB International and the Ministry of External Affairs of Norway.

  • 18 Mar 2015
    Juveniles in detention will benefit from better conditions for vocational training and re-socialization

    Juvenile inmates at Goian Prison will benefit from better conditions for vocational training programs aimed at increasing the rate of successful reintegration of ex-detainees into society. Today marked the opening of newly renovated workshop rooms in the Goian Prison, which will be used to train future cobblers, cooks, auto fitters/mechanics, and hairdressers, as well as for other occupational therapy activities such as pottery, photography and carpentry.

  • 03 Mar 2015
    The EU financed Energy and Biomass Project II has been launched

    ”80 modern biomass heating plants coupled with 21 solar collectors installed in schools, kindergartens, and community centres; 300 biomass-fired boilers provided at subsidised prices to households and microenterprises; seven public-private partnerships set to supply bioenergy” – these are just some of the expected results of the Energy and Biomass Project II launched today at a public event conducted in the school in Varnita village, Anenii Noi District, which is one of the 144 beneficiary institutions of the Project first phase (2011-2014).

  • 02 Mar 2015
    Cihan Sultanoglu: UNDP will further support Moldova to ensure sustainable development for all

    The Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, Cihan Sultanoglu, was on an official visit to Moldova during February 25-27, to participate at the Final high-level meeting of the Dialogue on strengthening capacities and institutions for the implementation of the post-2015 development Agenda. Cihan Sultanoglu used this occasion to also visit several UNDP projects in rural communities and hold a number of meetings with Moldovan Parliament and Government representatives.

  • 27 Feb 2015
    Strengthened Capacities, Effective Institutions critical for successful implementation of post-2015 development agenda

    The Global Dialogue on strengthening capacities and building effective institutions concludes with call to bolster more effective and responsive governance to achieve SDGs. The Republic of Moldova and the Federal Republic of Germany hosted a two day high-level meeting in Chisinau, Moldova to discuss ways and means of upgrading capacities of institutions to achieve the proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • 17 Feb 2015
    The Molovata Noua Family Doctor’s Office has been reconstructed with European funds

    About 4 thousands people on both banks of the Nistru River can now enjoy better medical services with the modernization of the Family Doctor’s Office in the village of Molovata Nouă, Dubăsari district. The Office has been inaugurated today after a reconstruction carried out with European funds within the framework of the EU-UNDP Support to Confidence Building Measures Programme.

  • 05 Feb 2015
    The first inter-municipal cooperation model is implemented in ATU Gagauzia

    Three Gagauzian municipalities – Congaz, Cotovscoe and Chioselia Rusă - have for the first time ever launched a joint public utilities company, aiming to provide a wide range of local communal service: garbage collection, roads maintenance, snow removal, public lighting and administration of water and sewerage systems.

  • 26 Jan 2015
    “Modern School” Challenge: rewarding 5 best solutions for the school of XXI century

    Top 5 innovative solutions for the modern school were presented and awarded in Chisinau. The action is a part of the “Modern School” Challenge launched by the Social Innovation Lab – MiLab with the support of the Ministry of Education, CNTM and Moldcell. The Social Innovation Lab – MiLab, set up by UNDP Moldova and E-Government Centre, acts as a multilateral platform which engages different actors from public, private and non-profit sectors to seek and experiment with innovative approaches to the society’s problems.

  • 23 Jan 2015
    “Modern School” Challenge: rewarding 5 best solutions for the school of XXI century

    Top 5 innovative solutions for the modern school were presented and awarded in Chisinau. The action is a part of the “Modern School” Challenge launched by the Social Innovation Lab – MiLab with the support of the Ministry of Education, CNTM and Moldcell. The Social Innovation Lab – MiLab, set up by UNDP Moldova and E-Government Centre, acts as a multilateral platform which engages different actors from public, private and non-profit sectors to seek and experiment with innovative approaches to the society’s problems.

  • 22 Jan 2015
    Four mayoralties in Hincesti have solved the problem of road maintenance and snow removal

    The mayoralties of Ciuciuleni, Dragusenii Noi, Pascani and Secareni (Hincesti) have joined forces and are able to solve together the problem of road maintenance and snow removal.

  • 12 Dec 2014
    Applying design thinking tools and techniques for public services reengineering

    Approximatively 27 public servants, involved in reengineering of public services, participated in a workshop organised by MiLab – Moldova Innovation Lab, with the support of State Chancellery and with the experts of MindLab - Danish cross governmental innovation unit. MiLab, established by UNDP Moldova and E-Government Centre, acts as a multilateral platform serving to engage different actors from public, private and non-profit domains to seek and experiment with innovative approaches to the society’s problems.

  • 10 Dec 2014
    Speech of UN Resident Coordinator Nicola Harrington-Buhay: UN Human Rights Gala of Awards 2014

    The Republic of Moldova can be proud that its constitution commits to a country in which all are equal, regardless of race, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, sex, opinion, political affiliation, property or social origin.

  • 09 Dec 2014
    Pupils and teachers discussed solutions to break the corruption chain in the education system

    On December 9, the International Anticorruption Day which is marked annually on December 9, young people and teachers from 22 high-schools from the Republic of Moldova got together in Chisinau to identify ways of fighting negative phenomena that generate corruption in schools, such as informal payments, favoritism, plagiarism, cheating, and absenteeism. Assisted by several youth and students’ organizations – the National Youth Council, the Y-Peer Network, the Foundation for Advancement of Moldova, they used innovative tools such as thematic games, social theater and others to formulate their ideas and solutions on fighting corruption in the education system.

  • 05 Dec 2014
    Green Energy Sector Champions awarded at Moldova Eco-Energetica 2014 Ceremony

    More than one thousand promoters of renewables and energy efficiency got together at Moldova Eco-Energetica ceremony today to celebrate the remarkable achievements and award the Champions of the Green Energy Sector in 2014. A total of 14 successful projects in using and promoting green energy and energy efficiency, 5 companies developing eco-responsible technologies have been handed trophies while one eco-responsible project idea receiving funding from a commercial bank with the Government being the guarantor for the transaction.

  • 28 Nov 2014
    “Modern School” Challenge: Development of life competences to be discussed through an innovative online platform

    An online „Modern School” Challenge launched today by the Social Innovation Hub – MiLab with the support of Ministry of Education, E-Government Centre and Moldcell will allow everyone in Moldova to contribute with ideas and solutions to resolve a problem in education area. The Social Innovation Hub – MiLab, established by UNDP Moldova and E-Government Centre, acts as a multilateral platform which engages different actors from public, private and non-profit sectors to seek and experiment with innovative approaches to the society’s problems.

  • 20 Nov 2014
    2014 National Human Development Report: the private sector in Moldova can "ensure a faster ascent on the tree of modernization"

    The National Human Development Report (NHDR) 2014 launched today highlights the role of the private sector in Moldova’s human development. It reveals that a strong private sector is key to the country’s sustainable human development and that companies are able to thrive only in a society that enjoys welfare.

  • 20 Nov 2014
    Launch of 2014 National Human Development Report: Opening remarks by Nicola Harrington-Buhay, UNDP Resident Representative

    More than twenty years ago, the first global Human Development Report introduced the concept of sustainable human development. This was based on Amartya Sen’s idea that development means advancing the richness of human life - expanding the ability of all people to live long, healthy and creative lives, in the way they choose to live.

  • 05 Nov 2014
    New modern and standardized electoral equipment to make elections in Moldova more inclusive

    The Central Electoral Commission (CEC) has for the first time standardized electoral equipment for polling stations for the parliamentary elections of 30 November. CEC organized today a presentation of new materials and equipment purchased from funds provided by Moldova and the Government of Norway within UNDP’s Moldova Democracy Programme. The total cost of the equipment which includes 6,940 secret voting booths and 10,000 ballot boxes and other election materials, including for people with special needs, is US$ 436.270.

  • 29 Oct 2014
    Competition for eco-responsible companies and ideas launched to promote innovative and efficient technologies

    The Award Competiton of Eco-Responsible Companies advancing innovative and efficient technologies and the Fair for Funding the Eco-Responsible Project Ideas in the area of Renewables and Energy Efficiency were launched on 28 October 2014 at a public event conducted at the Greenhouse located in Onitcani Village, Criuleni District.